STK-ID 22481

Title: The Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps; rolling titles]. Various shots of soldiers in field and trenches manning antiaircraft batteries. LS of soldiers running across field. MLS of soldiers racing towards and past camera across field on motorcycles and in Bren gun carriers. Various shots of tanks coming down hills. Several shots of soldiers manning gunnery observation posts, including men talking on field telephones, switchboard operator receiving call, man drawing plans in field, other looking through telescope. Sequence intercut with shots of field guns firing. Shot of Bren carriers being ferried across a river as smoke screen is laid down over the water. PAN over tents in army camp. Exterior MS of soldiers preparing utensils on tables for meal. MS of cooks preparing meal in kitchen. LS of military trucks driving down dusty road. Montage on war industry, showing smoking chimney, HAS of workers arriving at work. Various shots of workers at work inside munitions factory, including PAN of women working on shells. Sequence shot in Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps depot showing HA PAN over truck depot, men at work packing things, reparing various items, clerk at his desk doing paper work. Some women at work are seen in one shot. Training sequence: MS of soldiers sitting in field being briefed by officer on use of rifles. Various FOLLOW SHOTs of soldiers negociating obstacle course.


Excerpt from
The Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps
Canada, England
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
16mm dupe neg b&w, 35mm fine grain b&w, 16mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio